Artist Talk: Shelley Jordon, professor of art at Oregon State University, will discuss her artwork in the exhibit “Ordinary Matters,” which is on display through June 21 at OJMCHE along with “Frank Barnett: FotoMacher – Examining Lives with Jewish Eyes.” 7 pm at OJMCHE. Public $5; Members and Students free. RSVP: 503-226-3600
Song of Miriam Awards Brunch. See page 60
Hadassah Portland program featuring Judy Shereck, Hadassah national executive board, with Peg Elefant, Pacific NW Region president. 2-4 pm at the home of Dr. Evan Shereck (address provided with RSVP). $18. Partial proceeds go to the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower in Jerusalem.
Steve and Esther Carver will receive the Harry R. Nemer Service Award at the Annual Men’s Club dinner 5:30 pm at Congregation Shaarie Torah. This award is presented to those who show exemplary service and dedication to the congregation. 503-226-6131
“Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts and making things easier for your beneficiaries” presented by attorney Julie Nimnicht at 1:30 pm at Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP. RSVP: 503-535-4004
“Alive Inside” screens at 4 pm Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, as a benefit for Music and Memory program at Robison Jewish Health Center.
95th annual meeting of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland featuring Avraham Infeld. 4:30-6 pm at Zildell Hall, Cedar Sinai Park, 6125 SW Boundary Road. Free. Light refreshments.
503-245-6219 or jewishportland.org
Oregon Jewish Community Foundation Annual Reception 5 pm at Zidell Hall, Rose Schnitzer Manor, 6140 SW Boundary St., Portland. Recognizing Legacy Society honorees Renee and Irwin Holzman. PSU Professor Natan Meir will speak on “Jews in Eastern Europe Today: Prospects and Perils in Russia, Ukraine and Poland.” Hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Free; no fundraising.
RSVP: 503-248-9328 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lefty Sing Along. See page 62
Israeli dancing at the MJCC. Learn the basics of folk dancing! All levels are welcome! 7:15-8:15 pm. Drop-in $15. 503-244-0111
An early evening with Brahms, the final free concert in Beth Israel’s 2014-15 Music Under the Dome.
6 pm at Congregation Beth Isreal,
1972 NW Flanders, Portland. 503-222-1069
Shabbat on the Plaza at Congregation Beth Israel. Repeats June 26, July 10 & 24; Aug. 7 & 21; and Sept. 4 weather permitting. bethisrael-pdx.org or 503-222-1069
Congregation Beit Salmon, a new Astoria congregation hosts Shabbat services at 11 am and are followed by an oneg at Fellowship Hall of the Peace Lutheran Church (at Exchange and 12th in Astoria). 503-701-4611 or email@example.com
Opening Night Reception for Portland Jewish Film Festival. See page 31
Jewish Community Orchestra performs.
See page 37
Portland Jewish Film Festival. See pages 32-33
2015 OJMCHE Annual Meeting. 11:45 am at Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon St., Portland. Ellen Eisenberg will speak about current research for her upcoming book about Oregon Jews, 1950 to the present. 503-226-3600
Musical Shabbat fourth Friday each month (except July) at 6:30 pm at Congregation Shaarie Torah. 920 NW 25th Ave. oneg to follow. Free childcare. 503-226-6131
This month’s North Coast Shabbat Group services led by Neil Weinstein at 8 pm at the Bob Chisholm Senior Center, 1225 Avenue A in Seaside.
Bev Eastern, 503-244-7060
Mah Jongg book talk. See page 62
July 1- Nov. 8
Auto|Biography, an exhibition that explores the social phenomenon of Jews and their cars. Opening Reception July 8, 5:30-7:30 pm at OJMCHE.
Send a Kid to Camp Golf Tournament to provide scholarships for B’nai B’rith Campers. Noon lunch followed by shotgun start at 1 pm at Lewis River Golf Course, Woodland, WA. 503-345-9496 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Portland Walking Tour . Join OJMCHE for a historic walking tour of Jewish south Portland. 5:30-7 pm with optional post-tour refreshments at a local neighborhood pub. Tour cost: Public: $12; OJMCHE members: $10; and students: $5.
This month’s North Coast Shabbat Group services led by Rabbi Sam Joseph at 8 pm at the Bob Chisholm Senior Center, 1225 Avenue A in Seaside. Bev Eastern, 503-244-7060
Preschool Torah Yoga with Rachel Stern begins today and continues second Saturday of each month. 10:30 am at Congregation Shaarie Torah, 920 NW 25th Ave. 503-226-6131
Holocaust Memorials: Context, Interpretation, Memory. Begins at 10 am at OJMCHE with talk on concepts that underlie widely known Holocaust memorials throughout the world before heading to the Oregon Holocaust Memorial for an hour-long interpretive tour and conversation. Public: $12; OJMCHE members: $10; and students: $5.
This month’s North Coast Shabbat Group services led by David Fuks at 8 pm at the Bob Chisholm Senior Center, 1225 Avenue A in Seaside.
Bev Eastern, 503-244-7060
Bagel On! A Jewishly Fun Fair” in Southwest Washington. See page 62